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Mob Morality and the Unvaxxed - Charles Eisenstein

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Propaganda must facilitate the displacement of aggression by specifying the targets for hatred.– Joseph Goebbels 

Even the most Covid-orthodox person... presumably trust(s) that the vaccine provides protection, rationally speaking they have little to fear from the unvaccinated. The risk is vanishingly small, but the moral indignation is huge. Social stability depends on people rewarding altruism and deterring antisocial behavior...We would like to think that modern societies like ours have outgrown barbaric customs like human sacrifice. Sure, we still engage in scapegoating and figuratively sacrifice people on the altar of public opinion, but we don’t actually kill people in hopes of placating the gods and restoring order. Or do we?

From live.staticflickr.com: Charles Eisenstein (Sacred Economy) in de HUB in Amsterdam
Charles Eisenstein (Sacred Economy) in de HUB in Amsterdam
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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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